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HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series laptop. If you have the HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the HP Pavilion dv7-2100 series specifications page.

NameHP Pavilion dv7-2100 series
ProcessorIntel® Core™2 Duo Processor
Screen17.3“ 1600×900 Widescreen
17” 1440×900 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 500GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4650
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel® WiFi Link 5100 802.11a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorksFor best results install the proprietary ATI drivers.
SoundWorks
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessWorks
BluetoothWorks
USBWorks
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
WebcamWorks
Tv TunerNot Tested
IRWorks

Notes

Summary

The HP Pavilion dv7-2100 works quite well with Linux.


Discussion

Foxy, 2010/06/09 19:58

I have HP Pavilion dv7 2173cl with Linux Mint + KDE 4.4. Ethernet, Wireless, Firewire and TV Tuner were not testing. Other devices work. Also bluetooth, multimedia keys, IR (needs lirc) are working. Video: I use proprietary driver.

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